diversity of India’s land features and natural vegetation has provided it with
a rich variety of fauna. Ancient traditions showed links between the people
and the natural environment. Conservation and protection of wildlife is still
a part of life in rural India. More than 1200 birds and 350 different mammals
as well as thousands of fishes, amphibions and reptile are part of Indian wildlife. During our Rajasthan Wildlife tour we have
an opportunity to get the glimpse of Tiger as Ranthambore and Sariska have a
significant number of tigers. In Bharatpur we visit the biggest Bird Sanctuary
which attracts vast number of migratory birds, some travelling long distances
across a continent. During this tour we will not only view the wildlife but also
experience the rich cultural
heritage of Rajasthan. During our tour we also visit the cities like Delhi,
Agra and Jaipur which form the golden triangle.
01. Flight to
Around midnight arrival in
Delhi. The cosmopolitan
city and capital
Delhi is the main gateway for travelers. You are met by an Indo
Vacations representative and transferred to the Hotel.
Day 02. Old
- New Delhi
This morning is at leisure. Afternoon sightseeing in Old Delhi. We
take a Rickshaw Ride parallel to the
Red Fort through the old city and
famous Silk Road and Silver Bazaar. Sightseeing of Old Delhi includes
"Rajghat", the site where
Mahatma Gandhi was cremated and
Jama Masjid, the
great mosque of old Delhi. Today we also visit the famous "Humayun
Tomb" which is the first substantial example of Mughal
architecture in India and “Qutub Minar” which is 71 meter high and
was constructed in 1199. Before we proceed to the Hotel we have a drive
through New Delhi where we see the
India Gate, Government Buildings
Day 03. Delhi
- Sariska (about 180 km)
Today we leave the capital and drive to
National Park which is situated in the northern part of Aravali hills.
Sariska has an area above 479
square km and was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1973 from the government of
We take a Jeep ride to watch the activities of Sambars, Chitals, Nilgais, Chausinghas, Jackals, Wild boars, langurs
Sariska National Park
Day 04. Sariska - Jaipur (about
Today we drive to the Pink City,
Jaipur. This city owes its name, foundations and careful planning to the great warrior and astronomer, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Jaipur is the capital of
Rajasthan and famous for its
handicrafts and precious and semiprecious stones.
In the afternoon we visit the
City Palace which is still the formal residence of the royal family, built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. In the museum of the
City Palace we visit the private collection of the Jaipur Maharajas. We continue to
Jantar Mantar, a stone observatory, the largest of Jai Singh's five remarkable observatories. Its complex instruments reveals us the secrets of medieval Indian astronomy.
After breakfast we drive to the ancient capital of
Amber, laying 11 km. away from Jaipur. Amber was the ancient capital of Kachhawaha dynasty for 6 centuries before it was moved to newly created Jaipur. We will ascend to the Palace Fortress on the back of an Elephant. Enroute to Amber we visit the
Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds), built in 1799 AD, it contains 953 small casements with each having its own balcony. The windows enabled cool air to circulate and the ladies to watch processions below without being seen.
In the afternoon we have a walk through the colourful Bazaar of Jaipur and visit a factory to see the famous block printing work being done since centuries in Jaipur.
In the evening we drive through the new city of Jaipur and visit "Laxmi Narayan Mandir", a Hindu temple made out of white marble. We might have an opportunity here to observe a prayer ceremony. Today we have dinner with a presentation of Indian music and dance.
Day 06. Jaipur - Ranthambore (about
Today we leave the pink city Jaipur and drive to
Ranthambore. After a break
and refreshment in Ranthambore we will explore the park on a Jeep.
Ranthambore National Park is surrounded by the Vindhyas and the Aravali mountains and covers an area of 392
square km. The Tiger remains the biggest attraction of the Ranthambore National Park.
Sariska National Park
Ranthambore - Bharatpur (about 250 km)
In the early morning we again explore the park on jeeps. After the
Jeep Safari and perhaps with the memories of our encounter with tiger
we leave the Ranthambore National Park and proceed to
Bharatpur has its fame due to Keoladeo Birds National Park. Bharatpur
was earlier a duck shooting resort of the Maharaja. In the evening we
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary.
Keoladeo National Park with its 375 species is one of the best water
bird sanctuary in the world. In winter there are many migratory birds
from the northern hemisphere including the rare Siberian crane.
Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (about 70 km)
Today we leave Rajasthan, the biggest state in India and drive
through a series of fields, small towns and villages to Agra. Enroute
we make a stop and visit
which was once an imperial capital frozen in time, constructed by
Akbar the Great in the 16th century. This wonderful city constructed
by red sand stones was abandoned as abruptly as it had been built. It
has been generally stated that it was due to failing in the water
supply. Late evening arrival in
Rest of the day at leisure.
We start today our sightseeing by a visit to the
built by three of the greatest Mughal emperors. The construction of
this massive structure began in 1565 under Akbar's reign and continued
till the time of his grandson's reign, Shah Jahan who built the
impressive imperial quarters and mosque. After the visit of Agra Fort
we proceed to visit the most beautiful monument of India, the
an enduring monument to love, with a continually fulfilling beauty. It
was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1631-52, as a tomb
and memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal (Jewel of the Palace),
who died at the age of 39 giving birth to her 14th child. We spend
enough time at Taj Mahal to take this impressive memory home. After
the visit of Taj Mahal we have a look at the famous fine marble inlay
work which is still being done in Agra by the descendants of the
families of builders and artists of the Taj Mahal.
Bird Sanctuary, Bharatpur
Day 10. Agra
- Delhi (about 200 km)
In the morning, after having our Breakfast we drive to Delhi. Arrival in Delhi in the afternoon.
The rest of the day at leisure. (opportunity for the last shopping or enjoy a massage in the Hotel).
Day 11. Flight
Around midnight flight to home destination.
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Rickshaw Ride in Delhi.
Elephant ride in Amber (Jaipur)
Jungle Safari in Ranthambore.
One Dinner will be with the presentation of Indian music and dance
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languages of your choice)
at every place of sightseeing.
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